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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: [MDFR] History Moment - 7-5-10
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2010 05:23:43 -0400
On July 5, 1857, the first wooden bridge was put in operation over the
Potomac River from Berlin (Brunswick) to Lovettsville, VA.
On July 5, 1862, C. Thomas Kemp, owner of Kemp's Department Store on The
Square Corner in Frederick, was born. He died July 1, 1930, with Parkinson's
Disease at his home at 208 Rockwell Terrace in Frederick. He was buried at
Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
On July 5, 1876, Hiram Winchester, the president of the Frederick Female
Seminary until 1865, and the man for whom Winchester Hall on East Church
Street in Frederick is named, died at Cambridge, MD, at 72. He came to
Frederick in 1838 and started a girl's school.
On July 5, 1967, the demolition of the 97-year-old main building at the
Maryland School for The Deaf was begun.
If anyone can add information to these History Moments,
or would like to suggest an item for another calendar day,
please contact me privately.
John W. Ashbury
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